Tue Jun 10, 2014 05:05
The Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade of 2014 had 173 separate groups marching in it this year. The Vets For Peace group was number 26 and my church group, FUMCOG, was around 50 or so.
Thu May 08, 2014 14:26
Liz Arnold, a resident of West Philadelphia, puts the report in perspective. "As someone who lost a family member to gambling addiction, by suicide,? says Arnold, ?I think they could have spent that $153,000 on a study of gambling addiction instead of this industry wish-list."
Wed Apr 23, 2014 02:32
As the situation on Europe?s Eastern frontier degenerates predictably, awareness of the millennial violent history between Poles and Ukrainians is indispensable to any understanding. The phrase ?they share a long history? does not come close to elucidating what is happening today.
Tue Apr 08, 2014 02:34
We held a Beef & Beer Fund-raiser for the May Day observance that will be held at Elmwood Park (South 71st and Buist Philadelphia PA 19153) on Saturday 3 May. Excellent event!
Thu Mar 27, 2014 02:38
this article is about the trending spike in police brutality
Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:31
Behind the Flash mob Attack on Obama?s DOJ Attorney General Nominee Debo Adegbil
Sun Jan 19, 2014 04:13
Governor Corbett was all set to address some nice, quiet, dutiful students who would sit still and would respectfully listen while he took credit for the performance of Philadelphia's schools. Then, he heard that he might receive some crticism from the city's students, parents and educators and promptly turned tail and ran. Progressive candidates forum for 13th Congressional District seat.
Sun Dec 08, 2013 04:30
This is an urgent warning that the country?s big-corporate elite are about to try to push something called ?Fast Track? Trade Promotion Authority through Congress, in preparation for pushing through the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) corporate ?investor rights? agreement. (Note that I did not write ?trade agreement? because most of TPP is something else entirely.) People need to ?get it? about just how dangerous this is. Fast Track and the current TPP ? as it appears to be negotiated ? should be as much of an electoral test for progressives as Social Security is. Good piece with short video from Spocko. Also, keep in mind that Big Tobacco likes "free trade" treaties. Report by Public Citizen on NAFTA's 20 year anniversary.
Mon Oct 21, 2013 17:54
Six people are dead and 14 injured after a building undergoing demolition fell onto a Salvation Army thrift store at 22nd and Market streets here on June 5. A 30-foot-high wall of heavy bricks fell through the busy main street storefront?s roof, subsequently causing the floor, the store?s contents, customers and staff to collapse into the basement.
Fri Sep 20, 2013 13:29
?Shorty? ? known to courts and counsel as James Denns ? has been on Death Row for over 20 years. Citing the 1973 Supreme Court case, Brady v. Maryland, a federal judge in Philadelphia last month threw out his murder conviction and death sentence. U.S. judge Anita Brody wrote, of ?Shorty?, he ?was wrongly convicted of murder, and sentenced to die for crime which, in all probability, he did not commit.?
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